Easter Monday, April 1st 2013

On Mooney today...

We bring you highlights of a very special night held recently at Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre: Mooney Tunes 8!  The RTÉ Concert Orchestra are joined by none other than Elvis (or at least the next best thing - Mark Leen!), soprano and Claudia Boyle and tenor Lawrence Thackery, Ireland's 2013 Eurovision representative Ryan Dolan, The X Factor star Mary Byrne, RTÉ producer Aonghus McAnally, Oliver Callan provides the comedy - and we have a surprise appearance from some VERY special guests!!

Claudia Boyle and Lawrence Thackery

Mark Leen 

Aonghus McAnally

Can you guess who are special guests are? Our audience certainly loved them!


It is an offence to 'cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy hedgerows on uncultivated land during the nesting season from 1 March to 31 August, subject to certain exceptions'. For more information, click here.  

To contact your local wildlife ranger, click here for contact details. To read the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, click here.

Caring For Wild Animals

Please note that many species of mammals, birds, invertebrates etc... are protected under law and that, even with the best of intentions, only someone holding a relevant licence from the National Parks & Wildlife Service should attempt the care of these animals.  For full details, please click here to read the NPWS Checklist of protected & rare species in Ireland.  If you are concerned about a wild animal, please contact your local wildlife ranger - click here for details.


Please DO NOT send any live, dead or skeletal remains of any creature whatsoever to Mooney Goes Wild.  If you find an injured animal or bird, please contact the National Parks & Wildlife Service on 1890 20 20 21, or BirdWatch Ireland, on 01 281-9878, or visit www.irishwildlifematters.ie



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Presenter: Derek Mooney


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